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Bullock's Men's Store - Downtown Los Angeles on Hill Street just before 7th Street, received this Art Deco facade in 1934. It remains today as part of the St. Vincent Jewelry Center.

Brother’s Night Club: Brother's was an high profile after-hours nightspot and gathering place back in 1940s "black" Los Angeles when de facto Jim Crow/racial segregation was routine. It was also a meeting place for black gay subculture. Owned by the often Chinese silk robe wearing Henry "Brother" Williams (Afro-American) who was often accompanied by his communist leaning companion and lover Aristide Chapman (also Afro-American), the club was infamous for offering almost every kind of…

Vintage Felix the Cat sign at Chevrolet on Figueroa in Los Angeles, CA. - that was always a really nice funny thing to see when driving down the freeway with my parents.